Three individuals arrested on felony weapons charge, 16-year-old shot

Crime

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Three individuals have been arrested in connection with a felony weapons possession incident. Buffalo police say a 16-year-old Buffalo male was struck by gunfire around 3 a.m. Saturday.

The wounded individual and two other occupants arrived at ECMC in a civilian vehicle just before 3 a.m. this morning, where they were detained by hospital police after a loaded handgun was found in their vehicle. The individuals, all minors, have been charged with criminal possession of a loaded weapon. 

Detectives say the 16-year old was apparently shot on Eller Ave. while inside the vehicle. His injuries are non-life threatening. Anyone with information regarding the shooting suspect or suspects is asked to call or text the confidential tip line at (716) 847-2255.

Adam Duke is a digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2021. See more of his work here.

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